Scope provides a comprehensive range of services to businesses seeking Labour solutions in Kent and the South East. With more than 30 years’ experience within the recruitment and HR sectors, Scope’s Directors have built a company that places people at the heart of all it does. It is today recognised as one of the country’s leading Labour providers by the UK Association of Labour Providers, the specialist trade association promoting responsible recruitment and good practice for organisations that supply the workforce to the food processing, agricultural and wider consumer goods supply chain.

From its inception in 2011 to its state-of-the-art offices at Maidstone in Kent, Scope has a permanent team of 60 with representation from 27 nationalities and a network that extends throughout Europe and the Baltic States. It places more than 800 Associates daily across Kent and the South East region.


The Logistics infrastructure in Kent is one of the country’s main arterial routes to market for produce. Scope provides the Labour across the entire supply chain to ensure that goods and products are delivered “On time, in Full”.

Food Preparation

Kent, known as the “Garden of England”, provides the ingredients for some of the nation’s top retailers and restaurateurs. Scope’s Food Safety Accredited Associates operate within businesses supplying everything from fresh salads, game and poultry to luxury desserts.


Scope’s Associates are fully aligned and trained to individual client’s processes to ensure an efficient and quality driven delivery, “Adding Value”. We work alongside our clients to provide comprehensive training programmes in complex manual handling, manufacturing and packaging environments.


Scope provides Labour solutions to some of Kent’s finest horticultural sites, from a multi-acre glass house operation in Thanet to top fruit orchards in the Weald and packing and processing operations throughout the region.


With Scope’s extensive experience and rapidly expanding network across the South East, we provide a professional selection process tailored to our clients’ needs, to maximise compatibility and the highest levels of success.

Why work with Scope?


Scope’s business model operates on a platform that’s sustainable for us, our associates and our clients, building strategic partnerships that deliver mutual longevity.


Scope’s transparent compliance policy rigorously adheres to local, national and international regulations including BRC, SMETA (SEDEX), GLAA, BEIS, DVSA, VOSA and HSE. It is constantly externally audited.


Scope is a pioneer in providing integrated, cost-effective solutions to our clients’ needs, in alignment with their own KPI’s, adding value and enhancing performance. It’s a win-win process.


Scope is proud of its track record in client satisfaction, retention and people development. It’s recognised as one of the industry’s most respected, transparent and trusted providers in this sector.


With people at the heart of its business, Scope meets and exceeds the highest ethical standards. Its operations are regularly reviewed by external auditors from a variety of UK and international standards agencies.

“Scope removes the constant headaches I have with issues surrounding staffing levels, training and payroll. They know legislation and compliance inside out and this gives us great peace of mind and the freedom we need to run our business.” -CS - Operations Director

“After a bumper pear harvest, we were inundated with orders and were struggling to cope. Scope responded instantly, and order fulfilment was brought under control, in a time critical period for us. It’s amazing what a single phone call can do.” -SH - Packhouse Supervisor

“Scope has been instrumental in helping us achieve preferred supplier status with a highly regarded UK supermarket chain. It’s not just a bottom-line success, it’s the recognition that we are now considered as best in class suppliers in a competitive marketplace.” -ARF - Marketing Manager

“For the first time in our company’s history we have achieved the highest level of British Retail Consortium (BRC) accreditation. It’s a magnificent milestone and we thank Scope for its vital help, input and continual support.” -DW - HR Director

“Scope is now our sole labour solutions provider, as they have truly understood the demands and targets of our business, integrating at all levels and helping us achieve our growth aspirations. Their support to our business is invaluable.” -MG - Managing Director

“We use three providers of temporary Labour but only one scores 100% on fulfilment every week, regardless of how late the request is submitted. That is only one aspect of the Best in Class service levels delivered by Scope.” -PB - Operations Director

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